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[texts]Professional audio production, editing, and mixing techniques - Dowse, Justin Michael
The purpose of this thesis is to demonstrate professional and efficient music production and music mixing techniques. This is not meant to be a definitive answer to the endless approaches that can be used in music production and mixing. Instead, it is intended to aid learning in a profession where there are no black and white answers since choices in music production and mixing are highly dependent upon the engineer's preferences...
Keywords: audio production; mixing; music; pro tools; recording arts
Downloads: 853 1.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[texts]CCD Promotional Videos - Community College of Denver
Two promotional videos for Community College of Denver.
Keywords: education; auraria library; community college of denver; denver; old computers; 90s; 1990s
Downloads: 2
[texts]Women's understanding of consumption needs and consumer goods by the degree of urbanization - Yuksel, Hulya
In this study, the consumer behavior of women who were defined ashousewives was examined on the basis of their consumption needs and attitudes toward consumer goods. The data necessary for testing the hypotheses on consumer behavior were gathered from three different neighborhoods which revealed different cultural, demographic, and sociological characteristics. All together three hundred women were chosen from the three areas In Izmir, Turkey, in a sample...
Keywords: university of colorado denver; auraria library; master of arts; sociology; turkey; thesis
Downloads: 9
[texts]@metro
Fragment of former electronic newsletter @metro, published by Metropolitan State University of Denver.2001/01/23
Keywords: metropolitan state university of denver; newsletter; e-newsletter
Downloads: 8
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Fragment of former electronic newsletter @metro, published by Metropolitan State University of Denver.2001/1/21
Keywords: metropolitan state university of denver; newsletter; e-newsletter
Downloads: 10
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Fragment of former electronic newsletter @metro, published by Metropolitan State University of Denver.2000/12/12
Keywords: metropolitan state university of denver; newsletter; e-newsletter
Downloads: 9
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Fragments of former electronic newsletter @metro, published by Metropolitan State University of Denver.2000/11/09
Keywords: newsletter; e-newsletter; metropolitan state university of denver
Downloads: 9
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Fragment of former electronic newsletter @metro, published by Metropolitan State University of Denver.2000/11/21
Keywords: newsletter; e-newsletter; metropolitan state university of denver
Downloads: 6
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Fragment of former electronic newsletter @metro, published by Metropolitan State University of Denver.2001/01/11
Keywords: metropolitan state university of denver; newsletter; e-newsletter
Downloads: 6
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Fragment of former electronic newsletter @metro, published by Metropolitan State University of Denver.2001/01/16
Keywords: metropolitan state university of denver; newsletter; e-newsletter
Downloads: 6
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Fragment of former electronic newsletter @metro, published by Metropolitan State University of Denver.2000/11/07
Keywords: newsletter; e-newsletter; metropolitan state university of denver
Downloads: 8
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Fragment of former electronic newsletter @metro, published by Metropolitan State University of Denver.2000/12/05
Keywords: newsletter; e-newsletter; metropolitan state university of denver
Downloads: 12
[movies]Ben Sherman interview - Center for Colorado and the West at Auraria Library
An interview with Ben Sherman, a member of the Oglala Lakota Sioux tribe of Pine Ridge Reservation, South Dakota. Filmed at the Nighthorse Campbell Native Health Building in Aurora, CO on July 13, 2010.
Keywords: oral history; native american; american indian; oglala; lakota; sioux
Downloads: 48
[movies]Warrior Natives - Center for Colorado and the West, Auraria Library
Native American warrior, Doug Goodfeather, speaks the meaning and history of the Native American warrior culture. "[The warriors] were the protectors of the people [who] laid down their lives down so that the people could go on to live and prosper [and] always be kept safe."
Keywords: american indians; native americans; warriors; soldiers eagle and staff; powwow
Downloads: 31
[texts]Performance analysis of adaptive blind equalization algorithms for noisy fir and iir channels - Althahab, Awwab Qasim
This thesis addresses the problem of blind adaptive equalization of finite impulse response (FIR) and infinite impulse response (IIR) channels (their characteristics are unknown) in the fractionally sampling scenario. An adaptive equalizer is used at the receiver to compensate the time dispersion induced by noisy communication channels and eliminate the effect of Inter-Symbol-Interference (ISI). In other words, the overall our system model, which is a cascade connection of the channel and equali...
Keywords: finite impulse response; infinite impulse response; engineering; electrical
Downloads: 59
[texts]Investigations into chemistry misconceptions of high school students - Dusto, Ethan C.
Students have varying degrees of misconceptions relating to the field of chemistry which arise from a number of different sources. Survey based pretests were given to a group of high school students and a posttest was generated from their responses. The posttest was then given as a pre- and posttest to a second group of students the following year. The results were analyzed to see what misconceptions persisted with students from the pretest to the posttest...
Keywords: university of colorado denver; auraria library; education; masters degree; thesis
Downloads: 25
[texts]Limited sensing random access algorithm - Idowu, Oluwapelumi
This project presents the properties of a class of Limited Sensing Random Access algorithms. The operations and properties of the algorithms are presented in detail and compared with the ALOHA protocol. In particular, the performance of the algorithms in the presence of the limit Poisson user model is investigated and compared with that of the ALOHA protocol. In addition, performance evaluation of these algorithms and comparison with the ALOHA protocol are also performed in environments where ad...
Keywords: Limited sensing; Electrical Engineering; binary split algorithm; two cell stack; three cell stack
Downloads: 49
[texts]Assessing the environmental literacy of intro environmental science students - Hogden, Randi Corrine
Using an assessment tool, tailored to the Colorado academic science standards, a study was conducted to evaluate the environmental literacy of postsecondary, nonscience majors. Data were collected from 144 students taking an introductory environmental science class. A 16-item, multiple-choice question, environmental knowledge assessment instrument covered environmental content across three subdomains in the Colorado academic science standards: Physical Science, Life Science and Earth Systems Sci...
Keywords: assessment; environmental education; environmental literacy; environmental science; environmental knowledge; colorado state science standards
Downloads: 98
[texts]Optimal power flow in microgrid - Darakhshan Rokhsari, Mirsadraddin
This thesis is about the optimal power flow in microgrid with using multi-objective function. The thesis puposed new algorithm for optimal power flow plus new desicion about the determination of droop characteristic at optimized point.
Keywords: microgrid; power flow; distributed generator; droop characteristic; P-f controller
Downloads: 81
[texts]Predicting high school completion using student performance in high school algebra : a mixed methods research study - Chiado, Wendy S.
Too many of our nation's youth have failed to complete high school. Determining why so many of our nation's students fail to graduate is a complex, multi-faceted problem and beyond the scope of any one study. The study presented herein utilized a thirteen-step mixed methods model developed by Leech and Onwuegbuzie (2007) to demonstrate within a large urban Rocky Mountain school district, the existence of a significant relationship between high school algebra performance and high school completio...
Keywords: self-efficacy; education; social learning theory; algebra; mathematics
Downloads: 60
[texts]A smart two-cell random access algorithm for wireless cdma communication networks using smart antenna - Barkat, Enfel
Interest in Smart Antenna Technology for wireless communication systems has increased in the recent years as a promising technique to improve the performance of cellular mobile systems. Considerable amount of research is being conducted to improve the performance of the system in terms of increasing the capacity and range. We discuss the different types of Smart Antenna systems using switched beam and adaptive antenna array techniques and describe how they can be used to implement in different m...
Keywords: Electrical engineering
Downloads: 108
[texts]Asco art collective
A brief documentary about the Asco art collective, a former East Los Angeles Chicano artists' collective active between 1972 and 1987.Date of recording is unknown.VHShttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Asco_(art_collective)
Keywords: chicano; latino; hispanic american; los angeles; public art; art; street art
Downloads: 30
[texts]Library spaces for urban, diverse commuter students : a participatory action research project - Brown-Sica, Margaret S.
A data-gathering project using elements of Participatory Action Research was conducted at the Auraria Library, which serves the University of Colorado Denver, the Metropolitan State College of Denver and the Community College of Denver. The project was administered in order to shape a plan to develop a Learning Commons environment at the library. The researcher thought that the needs on a campus with many non-traditional, commuter students might differ from the needs of a more traditional colleg...
Keywords: auraria library, information commons, library use studies, libraries and students, library resources; information commons; library use studies; library design; educational cooperation; library resources
Downloads: 60
[texts]SURFACE MODIFICATION OF AN ACRYLATE-BASED SHAPE MEMORY POLYMER TO PROMOTE ADSORPTION TO BIOMARKERS OF EOSINOPHILIC ESOPHAGITIS - Shah, Roopali Rajendra
The surface of an acrylate-based shape memory polymer ("SMP") was modified to capture cationic biomarkers of eosinophilic esophagitis ("EoE") to establish a better diagnostic and monitoring system of this disease. Incorporation of a negative charge into the SMP allows for specific adsorption of the cationic biomarkers with additional leverage from the shape memory effect to position the polymer near the lumen wall of the esophagus...
Keywords: biomedical engineering; acrylate-based shape memory polymer
Downloads: 70
[texts]Adjusted measures of district and school performance : a social justice study of Colorado's Latino students - Broer, Ashley J.
The reauthorization of the No Child Left Behind Act of 2001 has increasedattention to student achievement. Specifically, the challenging demographics inColorado make attention to Colorado's Latino American students a critical issue. Colorado's population of Latino American students is now the largest and fastest growing ethnic minority group in the state. Although it is necessary to hold educators accountable for students who are not achieving, it is inappropriate to make judgments simply from r...
Keywords: university of colorado denver; auraria library; phd; dissertation; education; chicano studies
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[texts]Treatment journey experience of latino/a lung and head-and-neck cancer patients and patient navigation program recommendations - Drennan, Ava Roxanne
There is a dearth in the literature about low-income Latino/a head-and-neck and lung cancer patients' experiences during treatment, including the challenges they face during this journey, and how to help them better navigate their treatment and improve related outcomes. In this study, five Latino/a head-and-neck and four lung cancer patients, six caregivers, seven key informants, and seven patient navigators were interviewed to better understand the experiences of these patients along their trea...
Keywords: cancer; hispanic; latino; lung; patient navigation
Downloads: 37
[texts]Light Scattering Properties Vary Across Different Regions of the Adult Mouse Brain - Al-Juboori, Saif
Recently developed optogenetic tools provide powerful approaches to optically excite or inhibit neural activity. In a typical in-vivo experiment, light is delivered to deep nuclei via an implanted optical fiber. Light intensity attenuates with increasing distance from the fiber tip, determining the volume of tissue in which optogenetic proteins can successfully be activated. However, whether and how this volume of effective light intensity varies as a function of brain region or wavelength has n...
Keywords: brain atlas; in-vivo; optical fiber; optogenetics; biomedical
Downloads: 47
[texts]The influence of early life adversity and social cue on cocaine-induced dopamine release in the nucleus accumbens - Grotewold, Susan Karen
The susceptibility to cocaine addiction varies as a function of idiosyncratic and environmental factors, differentially predisposing individuals to this disorder as a product of the combination of these variables. In particular, early life adversity has been identified as playing a key role in the development of substance abuse, and exposure to chronic stress during early critical periods may sensitise individuals to the reinforcing properties of psychostimulants...
Keywords: Early Life Adversity; Microdialysis; Social Reward; Stress; Dopamine
Downloads: 61
[texts]Investigating leadership practices in successful schools serving ELA learners: telling the story - Rubin, Wendy
This study is one of five thematic dissertations, which focus on investigating the leadership practices of principals leading successful schools serving ELA learners. Schools selected for participation in this study had (a) an open enrollment policy, (b) at least 40% of total enrollment consisting of ELL students, (c) a total School Performance Framework (SPF) rating greater than 49% for elementary schools, and great than 45% for middle schools and high schools, (d) at least 50% of the students ...
Keywords: English Language Learners; Leadership; Leadership Practices; Student Achievement; ducational Studies and Research
Downloads: 60
[texts]Effects of High Intensity Oceanic Lightning Discharges on the Earth's Ionosphere - Barsikyan, Levon Aleksandrovich
Very Low Frequency (VLF 3-30 kHz) receivers are used to monitor the amplitude and phase of signals from powerful naval VLF communication transmitters. Since the VLF transmitter signals propagate in the Earth-ionosphere waveguide, they provide a method for remotely sensing ionospheric density changes. The effect of powerful natural oceanic lighting discharges on the ionosphere are investigated using VLF remote sensing and the Global Lighting Detection Network (GLD360)...
Keywords: engineering; ionosphere; vlf; global lightning detection network; lightning
Downloads: 36
[texts]CLARK'S NUTCRACKER OCCURRENCE, WHITEBARK PINE STAND HEALTH, AND CONE PRODUCTION IN THE WATERTON-GLACIER INTERNATIONAL PEACE PARK - Scott, Jennifer Dru
Clark's nutcrackers (Nucifraga columbiana) are the main seed dispersers for whitebark pine and primarily responsible for whitebark pine regeneration through their seed caching behavior. On-going losses of whitebark pine (Pinus albicaulis) in the Crown of the Continent Ecosystem, from white pine blister rust (caused by the exotic fungus Cronartium ribicola), historical losses of whitebark pine to mountain pine beetle (Dendroctonus ponderosae), as well as successional replacement of whitebark pine...
Keywords: blister rust; clark's nutcracker; glacier national park; waterton lakes national park; whitebark pine
Downloads: 36
[texts]The effects of molecular saturation of feedstocks on renewable diesel production in the absence of hydrogen gas - Dubinsky, Jonathan
Catalytic deoxygenation of fatty acids was carried out using Palladium on Carbon (Pd/C) and Magnesium Oxide (MG70) catalysts and a Parr bench top micro reactor. The effect of feedstock saturation on the decarboxylation reaction was measured by varying the feedstock from stearic acid (fully saturated) to oleic acid (mono-unsaturated) to linoleic acid (poly-unsaturated). The prevalence of the decarboxylation reaction was measured by analyzing both the liquid products and the gaseous products...
Keywords: decarboxylation; hydrocarbons; renewable diesel; advanced biofuels; Civil Engineering
Downloads: 62
[texts]Sociocultural influences on tobacco use by Turkish youth : findings from quantitative and qualitative methods - Yuksel, Hulya
This study identified social and cultural factors that influence smokingbehavior of rural/urban youth, age 15-17, who attend high school inDursunbey, a small town in Turkey's Aegean region. The methodsconsisted of a cross-sectional, school-based survey of all 10th graders(N=211) in 5 high schools in Dursunbey, augmented by qualitative semistructured interviews with 42 10th grade students,  0 students from othergrades, 14 adult educators, and 4 other adults.
Keywords: university of colorado denver; auraria library; phd; dissertation; health. behavioral sciences; turkey; cigarettes
Downloads: 51
[texts]CCD Rap - Community College of Denver
Circa 1991, this is a promotional rap video produced by the Community College of Denver. The artist is identified as QG Posse.
Keywords: rap; hip hop; community college of denver; community colleges; commercials; educational videos
Downloads: 8
[texts]Will My Insurance Cover It? - Ethnography of Inclusion: Initiatives to Increase Access to BRCA 1/2 Genetic Testing - Hammad, Emily Allia
Women diagnosed with breast cancer may find BRCA 1/ 2 genetic testing useful in order to make decisions about breast cancer treatment options or in determining risk of future cancers. Through an ethnography of eight breast cancer survivors in the Denver Metro-Area this study reveals how access to BRCA 1/ 2 genetic testing differs depending on the type of private insurance coverage patients have. The political ecology of health (PEH) theoretical framework is used to analyze how the private insura...
Keywords: brca 1/2; breast cancer; health insurance; genetic testing; digital storytelling
Downloads: 53
[texts]Seismic microzonation of ground motion in southwestern colorado using GIS and S-factor amplification analysis - Quinn, Chris Lee Roy
Seismic Microzonation of Ground Motion in Southwestern Colorado using GIS and S-Factor AnalysisThesis directed by Professor Nien-Yin ChangAbstractEarthquakes worldwide accounted for more than $300 billion in damage and over 21,000 lives in 2011 (USGS, 2011).That year saw one of the worst earthquakes ever in Sendai Japan of an earthquake of Mw 9 and produced a tsunami wave that caused unprecedented damage along the eastern coastline of Japan (USGS, 2011)...
Keywords: hazard; map; seismic; integrated science; GIS
Downloads: 87
[texts]Wolves at the Door: Contested Space in the American West - Zackary, Burditt A.
This project utilizes a multi-sited approach to explore the specifics of anti-wolf sentiment and policy among rural residents in Idaho and Wyoming. To fully explore current anti-wolf attitudes, interviews, participant observation, and archival research were conducted in the summer of 2012. Wolf populations have declined outside of Yellowstone National Park since their removal from protection under the Endangered Species Act in Idaho and Wyoming in 2011 and 2012 respectively...
Keywords: conservation; rancing; social memory; wolves; american west
Downloads: 48
[texts]Predicting and cultivating public service motivation : a longitudinal study measuring the effect of participation in Americorp programs - Ward, Kevin D.
Public service motivation theory argues that people in the public sector holddifferent values than their private sector counterparts. However, little is understood about how public science motivation may be affected o1•er time and as the result of organizational experiences. Similar~v. the validity of the public sen ·ice motivation scale using secondary data has large~v been unexamined. This research uses longitudinal data to track the effect of participation in the national service program A...
Keywords: university of colorado denver; auraria library; phd; public affairs; dissertation
Downloads: 37
[texts]Playing tag in the dark : diagnosing slowness in library response time - Brown-Sica, Margaret S.
in this article the author explores how the systems department at the Auraria Library (which serves more than thirty thousand primarily commuting students at the University of Colorado-Denver, the Metropolitan State College of Denver, and the Community College of Denver) diagnosed and analyzed slow response time when querying proprietary databases. Issues examined include vendor issues, proxy issues, library network hardware, and bandwidth and network traffic...
Keywords: library science, information networks, academic libraries, information storage and retrieval; auraria library; proxy; bandwidth; network traffic; response time
Downloads: 35
[texts]Synchronization and Critical Behavior in Beta-Cell Networks: Towards the Engineering of the Islets of Langerhans - Hraha, Thomas
The pancreatic islets of Langerhans' are multicellular micro-organs which are integral to maintaining glucose homeostasis through secretion of insulin. Beta cells within islets synchronize their insulin release through cell-cell communication to create large bursts to meet physiological needs. However, in patients with diabetes there is a reduction in this cell-cell coupling which leads to a hindered insulin response.To better characterize the effect of cell-cell coupling in β-cell synchron...
Keywords: biophysics; islets of langerhans; diabetes; pancreas
Downloads: 43
[texts]Sinking your teeth into composition : teaching English using "Quartier de la Madeleine" - Syn, Benjamin Lyric
To meet the diverse needs of composition students, Sinking Your Teeth into Composition: Teaching English Using "Quartier de Ia Madeleine" offers English teachers an additional resource to supplement lectures and textbooks. Vincenzo Natali's "Quartier de Ia Madeline," the 15th short film in the feature film Paris, je t'aime, offers insight into several composition fundamentals, which this guide will explain...
Keywords: university of colorado denver; auraria library; rhetoric; teaching writing; master of arts; French; English
Downloads: 29
[texts]Robust detection of frequency shift keying modulated signals - Hall, Adam
We derive and examine the Neyman-Pearson Detection of an FSK modulated waveform in white Gaussian noise. We specifically examine three cases: 1) detection when the waveform is known exactly; 2) detection when the waveform is known down to an unknown initial phase and; 3) detection of the waveform when the energy level is known but the signal is not. We then derive robust detection schemes where the noise comes from a broader class of stochastic processes and includes the possible occurrence of o...
Keywords: Optimal; processing; electrical engineering; detection; Neyman-Pearson
Downloads: 51
[texts]Streets versus suites : public perceptions about the seriousness of white-collar crime - Van Antwerp, Victoria
The following research explores public perceptions of white-collar crime. Participants were asked to complete a two-page survey, inquiring about their perceptions of. Six white-collar crime scenarios and six street crime scenarios. Surveys were distributed to jury participants after they had been dismi ssed from jury. Participants were asked to read the crime scenarios and then judge the offense and offender on: seriousness, appropriate punishment for the offender, greed, remorse, and stress...
Keywords: university of colorado denver; auraria library; criminology; criminal justice; thesis; bernie madoff
Downloads: 82
[texts]Shakespeare, the land law, and the individual: their emergence in Elizabethan England - Senn, Mark Albert
Through the prisms of William Shakespeare's life and work and Elizabethan land law, this thesis not only (a) suggests that the sixteenth century witnessed the simultaneous rise of the individual and the creation of the English state, but also (b) identifies the chance confluence of several forces that led to personal freedom on the one hand and a national unification on the other. Shakespeare benefited personally from the individuation and the nation-building and wrote professionally about them....
Keywords: Shakespeare; Shakespeare Plays; Humanities; Elizabethan; Land Law
Downloads: 78
[texts]Impacts of mountain pine beetle (dendroctonus ponderosae) and fire disturbances on forest ecosystem carbon dynamics and species composition - Caldwell, Megan K.
Forests play an important role in storing and sequestering carbon, where conifer forests in particular, store more than 33% within the terrestrial carbon pool. Disturbances, such as fire and insects, impact the amount of carbon that can be stored over time in conifer forests. Stand composition and structure, which plays an important role in carbon storage over time, may be altered by these large disturbances...
Keywords: forest carbon; forest vegetation; beetles; environment; insects
Downloads: 49
[texts]@metro
Fragment of former electronic newsletter @metro, published by Metropolitan State University of Denver.2000/11/30
Keywords: newsletter; e-newsletter; metropolitan state university of denver
Downloads: 12
[texts]@metro
Fragment of former electronic newsletter @metro, published by Metropolitan State University of Denver.2000/11/28
Keywords: metropolitan state university of denver; newsletter; e-newsletter
Downloads: 7
[texts]Negotiating identities : voices of students in a community college developmental education program - Brancard, Ruth
More than half of the students who enroll in community colleges leave after one year without completing degrees or certificates. Framing the problem of low persistence rates as one of identity development rather than skills development, this study examines the perceptions of first-semester students in two developmental reading and writing learning communities at an urban community college that serves a diverse student population...
Keywords: university of colorado denver; auraria library; education; dissertation; phd
Downloads: 22
[texts]Quantitative evaluation of sustainable energy pathways for Colorado's power sector : focus on greenhouse gas mitigations - Barhagi, Saeed G.
This thesis develops a Colorado specific model to depict the evolution of statewide electric power sector, evaluating various scenarios for environmental and economic sustainability, with focus on greenhouse gas mitigation. This model simultaneously evaluates interactions between the various climate action regulations, current power infrastructures, future advanced technologies, limits of renewable energy and demand-side-management (DSM)...
Keywords: civil engineering; auraria library; university of colorado denver; gas mitigation; DSM
Downloads: 44
[texts]@metro
Fragment of former electronic newsletter @metro, published by Metropolitan State University of Denver.2000/11/16
Keywords: newsletter; e-newsletter; metropolitan state university of denver
Downloads: 4
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